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P Zide 500 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of P Zide Tablet

P Zide 500 Tablet is an antibiotic used for the treatment of tuberculosis. It is used in combination with other antibacterial drugs. This medicine works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.

P Zide 500 Tablet should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Take it with food to avoid stomach upset. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early can result in treatment failure and increase the side effects too.

Inform your doctor if you notice signs of jaundice i.e. yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine, stomach pain or joint pain. You may also develop hepatitis (viral infection of the liver) or increased liver enzymes as side effects of this medicine. Please consult your doctor, as these side effects require medical attention and might need dose modification. Your doctor may monitor your liver function while on treatment with this medicine. Avoid drinking alcohol as this may have additional adverse effects on the liver.

Uses of P Zide Tablet

P Zide Tablet side effects

Common
  • Jaundice
  • Hepatitis (viral infection of liver)
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Joint pain

How to use P Zide Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. P Zide 500 Tablet is to be taken with food.

How P Zide Tablet works

P Zide 500 Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by slowing the growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis.

P Zide Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with P Zide 500 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
P Zide 500 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
P Zide 500 Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether P Zide 500 Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
P Zide 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of P Zide 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Kidney function tests are advised before you start taking this medicine.
Liver
CAUTION
P Zide 500 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of P Zide 500 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of liver function tests is advised before and after the start of the treatment.

What if you miss a dose of P Zide Tablet?

If you miss a dose of P Zide 500 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • P Zide 500 Tablet along with other medications effectively treats tuberculosis.
  • Do not to forget a dose, as this increases the risk of the bacteria becoming resistant to the medicine, and also increases the risk of getting side effects.
  • Your doctor may check your liver function before starting treatment and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you notice yellowing of eyes or skin, dark urine, or stomach pain.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol while taking P Zide 500 Tablet as this may increase the risk of side effects on the liver.
  • Use a reliable contraceptive method (such as condoms or a diaphragm) to prevent pregnancy while you are taking P Zide 500 Tablet as it may make hormonal contraceptives such as the pill less effective.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking P Zide with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Urinol, Zeric, Seloric
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FAQs

Q. What is P Zide and what is it used for?

P Zide is an antibiotic. It is used in combination with other antibiotics in the treatment of tuberculosis

Q. Is P Zide bactericidal?

P Zide is both a bacteriostatic and a bactericidal antibiotic. It stops the growth of bacteria (bacteriostatic) in certain cases and kills (bactericidal) the tuberculosis causing bacteria in other cases

Q. How does P Zide work/treat tuberculosis?

P Zide kills or stops growth of bacteria that causes tuberculosis (Mycobacterium tuberculosis). The exact mechanism of action for P Zide is not known

Q. How does P Zide cause hyperuricemia and gout?

Following oral intake of P Zide, it gets converted in the body to pyrazinoic acid (active chemical form of P Zide). Pyrazinoic acid blocks the excretion of urates (salt form of uric acid) by the kidneys. This causes an increase in blood levels of uric acid (hyperuricemia). Excess uric acid accumulation between joints causes pain, swelling, redness and stiffness in joints (gout).

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